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FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
follow efforts to harm our americans. >> what do you do about the environme environment>> 90 billion in green jobs. >> is the president on the right track? fox news reporting breaks it down behind obama's green agenda from denver, colorado here is bret baier. >> colorado epitomizes colorado mountains a state with magnificent beauty rich natural resources and enterprising people. few places straddle the great divide over environment protection the way colorado does. like america has a whole, folks here don't always agree on how to balance our duty on the one hand to be good stewards of the earth and on the other to ensure this generation can endure all of the benefits can offer. fox news has been crisscrossing the country to bring you a better understanding of what is really driving the green debate. first up greg jug jarrett investigates a high ranking obama employee from the environmental protection agency and whether his radical views are all too common in the increasing powerful agent. >> al was one of the environmental protection agencies top officials until this tape went viral in
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 9:30pm PDT
environment we live in. for all of us who touch bay area real estate, it's really incredible how quickly things have changed. if you go back two, two and a half years and think about what the environment was in the middle of 2010, we were in a terrible environment. values were down significantly. we couldn't lease space it save ourselves and we felt it would be a long, long slug to come out of the hole we were in. here we are, barely two years later, in one of the strongest office markets in the country. the growth for is overwhelming a shrinking of real estate needs and we're not seeing that kind of growth in new york or washington. it's very select markets that we're seeing the kind of growth that you are seeing in san francisco. so we all should be grateful that we work in this very unique and interesting environment. i am also grateful to jerry and rob speyer for driving this company that can take on and capitalize projects. there are few companies able to do this. i feel very lucky to be part of such a strong and wonderful team and to work with my colleagues here in san fran
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
environment and pleased to be the emcee of this event. you can tell from the display that this has something to do with some electric vehicles. so, i would like to start the program with our first presenter. and introduce to you a man who is certainly no stranger to bringing clean technology to san francisco and electric vehicles, are mayor, ed lee. [applause] >> thank you, bob. >> you for your leadership. good morning, everyone. we are going to be talking about something that i have been very interested in, and that is mobility. the ability to have technology work for you, like this microphone. we have worked hard for a number of years. i had the privilege of working with gavin newsom in the past to during his administration to create the electric vehicle infrastructure for the city and began the conversation and the collaboration with the other counties to bring an electric vehicle corridor. it signals our efforts to support the creation of infrastructure to the electric vehicle industry. of course we have encouraged the private automobile creators to join us. today is a wonderfu
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm PDT
opportunity to kind of examine what is going on in our real estate environment, and in particular, to thank the san francisco business times for putting on this event. and i think for most of us in this room, we rely very heavily on the san francisco business times to keep track of what is going on in san francisco, and the greater bay area, in the real estate world. and it is the best source of that information for all of us. mary asked me if i would make a few observations about the general state of the real estate economy here in san francisco and as i do that, i always have to think about what to say that mary hasn't already said about it. and if you look at the real estate economy generally in our nation, and the fact that it is still soft. that we still need more jobs. that there is a recovery, but it's a slow recovery. you can't do that without thinking gee, will i sound like a politician for one or the other major political parties? and so i will steer clear of that and focus instead on san francisco and maybe we're living in a bubble, but it's a pretty wonderful bubble to be
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
electric cars actually bad for the environment? specifically, twice as bad as traditional cars? a shocking new study says they may not be so green after all. even when they say it's not, it is always about money melissa: let's take a look at the day's market headlines. investors staying cautious before tomorrow's earnings season kickoff with alcoa. summit between eu finance ministers brought modest declines to stocks. stocks closed down 26 points. shares of apple fell more than 2%. there are report that is a weekend strike broke out at a foxconn factory in china, a major a sembler in china. foxconn is denying the report. they have had major problems. >>> netflix shares surged more than 10% on the news closing at highest price since july. >>> our top story tonight, gas prices in california hitting another all-time high. now they have reached a record breaking $4.67 an average but some stations are charging close to 7 bucks. now get this. police are dealing with gas thieves stealing from stations. is there any end in sight? fox news's adam housley is live in los angeles with more. a
SFGTV
Oct 8, 2012 12:30am PDT
and enhance the business environment and balance for transportation access. i would like to touch on the background and talk about the major issues and summarize the requested actions for you today. jefferson street project is an effort led by the city planning department who worked with the community benefit district and the larger community where many issues were addressed and shaped the final project. the project manager from city planning is here and available today. the city's department of public works is the project's sponsor to implement the construction, and john thomas of dpw is also here today. the city is supplying $5 millen to fund the work. in 2008 to 2010. the city planning department completed the fisherman's warf plan which includes the proposed jefferson street plan, jefferson street is the main commercial spine of fisherman's warf. the east end is near pier by powell street. jurisdiction includes all sidewalks and up to the building faces on the south side. the jefferson street plan is bold, for the two blocks before you it takes a 37 foot width street with two tra
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on how efficiently they run their business, not necessarily the global environment. i don't think things are ter anybody aluminum. i agree with pete. i don't think this is a tell across the industrial space. i think reasons to be excited about what is going on in aluminum but alcoa is not the name we are going to be doing cartwheels for. >> your girl. >> my girl. times i cartwheeled for her. >> move on to shares of am, they fell today, once again park the stock is down 9% since the sale of the iphone 5 s it fundamentals or maybe something else investors should be watching now joining us with the technical break down is chris verrone, head of technical analyst at strat teen jesse research partners. good to see you. >> good to be here. >> is it, in fact, a technical break down we are seeing crossing below the 50-day moving average? >> a pause or a risk. this is a stock leadership basically all year. we look at relative strength charts or what is done the last couple of weeks, it is certainly in that pause camp or that rest camp. breaking through that 640 level probably not the backd
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
comparing to ibm is not credible. when pearson came to ibm it was a different environment. >> look -- >> pc business. nobody buying. >> but he's not saying they should be more like ibm, right. ibm didn't break apart. >> that was meg whitman's -- they did get rid they got lenovo to take them out of their pc business. it's like an eastman kodak. >> coming up, last word there >> ibm sold the future. that's why investors are rewarding ibm. hp they can't even see the price. >> meg whitman is not lou. >> credit card companies hitting all time highs. did you miss the boat? we'll get some answers plus shares of netflix up nearly 30% in the past week alone and now an up where grade by morgan stanley driving shares even higher. who wins the election versus earnings season. we'll examine what will have a bigger impact on the markets. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in
SFGTV
Oct 8, 2012 3:30pm PDT
environment to retroactively accept and expend grant in amount of 156,000 from california public utilities commission through pacific gas & electric to reduce and demand reduction of energy in san francisco during 2012. >> thank you. we have guilmo rodriguez from department of environment. >> thank you. guilmo rodriguez from the department. the department requests the committee's recommendation for approval of a & e item in amount of $156,000 to support the city's energy watch program. since 2010 when the city initiated the energy watch program the departments provided about 5.2 million in incentives for over 1,600 businesses and multifamily buildings in san francisco, resulting in a savings of about $6.8 million annually for energy needs. this $156,000 is an augmentation to our current program. the contract is through the end of this calendar year. it is to support our continued specifically our out days reach program in order to get more subscribers into our overall program. again, it is our outreach services. i will take the opportunity to share with the committee that the department pl
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
environment where it is too clean you could get the next infection that comes along. >> give me a deep breath. >> reporter: the doctor says our super clean life-style could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> i view the immune system as an army, and if it doesn't have anything to fight, in many cases it will fight allergens. >> dogs, cats, trees. >> reporter: she has allergies, as well as three of her friends at school. >> we can't be like a normal kid. >> reporter: recent studies give new weight to the decades-old theory that some germs help our systems, between the harmful and harmless irritants. these findings of this population shows that kids raised on cow farms had reduced risk of allergies. >> there is a link between the farming community having less of a link between the allergies, and the kids having less of them as they grow up. >> reporter: the experts say the alcohol-based sanitizers do have a place in our lives. in hospitals, public places, and for those of us with compromised immune systems. >> the key is to balance person
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 5:30am PDT
spend a lot of time thinking about the freedom of mobility and the increasing urban environment. drive now, the bmw car shared experience, featuring a fleet of b&w vehicles with zero emissions elector driving, and park now, an on-line service to reserve and pay for spots. and here is have drive now works. register in person at a station. go on line or use the app. membership is $39 and rates start at $12 for the first 30 minutes. pick up your id now and you are ready to go. find the available cars and the starting status through an interactive map. no keys. all you need is your id to unlock your ride. a full charge should cover a 80 to 100 miles, and you do not need to worry about running low. just pull into any charging station for a boost. every driver knows getting around is one thing. however, finding a parking spot is another challenge. also here, bmw will offer a solution. introducing park now, and on my mobile parking service that lets you search and pay for your spot, on-line, or on the go. anyone can join. simply sign up and find the perfect parking spot. search by neig
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
environment. air pollution regulations require special summer and winter gasoline blends in the state. refineries are making that seasonal switch now. but that reduces supply which was already tight after a fire in august shut down part of a chevron refinery at richmond near san francisco. then last week a power failure temporarily knocked out an exxon refinery at torrance in southern california. >> the richmond refinery and torrance refinery account for about 25% of the production in california because they are two of the biggest refiners we have. it is easy to see why the wholesalers panic. >> as wholesalers raise prices, drivers started to panic as gas seemed to get more expensive by the hour. >> i just don't see it going down any time soon. >> reporter: state energy officials are trying to reassure drivers that price spikes like this don't last. >> this is a very dramatic one. but we do know that what goes up does come down and often quite quickly. >> reporter: in fact, wholesale prices have started coming down. dropping 55 cents on the spot market in los angeles on friday. but ga
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
that have piqued our interest, about hoour environment, how to improve life for more people, how to make an expensive city more affordable to more people, how to utilize the strengths of the city as a great tourist city. how we can get more folks to come and experience the wonders of the city. maybe they will make their stake here. these panel members have decided to make their stake here. they risked reputation, may be small amounts of money. if they had a lot of money, they may not have had to start this. they have also done it for the right reasons. they want to experience the city in a different way, but one that is in the tradition of san francisco and is reflective of mine, welcoming more people to share in the economy. hopefully the right reasons will create more jobs and get more entrepreneurs involved. i have often said this can be the city for the 100%. everybody can have a chance to fulfill their dreams and make sure they can have a stable income for themselves and their families. i think we are on the verge of discussing things that would invite other members of our city
CW
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the problem is the state's effort to protect the environment. they require special similar and winter gasoline blend. the fire shut down part of the chef ron. >> once the winter blends come in we'll see wholesale prices drop and it takes a week for retail. >> reporter: selling winter blend early shouldn't hurt >> air quality effect should be minimal. >> reporter: energy officials say without the emergency steps price hikes like these don't last long but it's not going to be fast enough for people who need their cars for work. >> thank you linda. an easy way to find the cheap gas near you checkout the link. some have found a way around the gas prices. they stole gas and the manager says they stole three different times when the station was closed. security cameras caught them returning two more times. the cashier recognized the truck and called the police. >> showers in the forecast? >> currently we have clerisies and temperature in the 50s and 60s. winds have rotated to south at 15 miles per hour. fiftyest at the coast and then we jump into the high 60s and 70s. these numbers a
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 10:30am PDT
to have the feelings that they're feeling and i've opened up an environment for them where it's okay for them to tell me how they feel and talk about what they experienced during my time of addiction and that-validate their feelings. and that it's okay. and they have learned how to trust and move on and are doing fantastic in school and have just really become amazing children, despite the trauma that they experienced at a young age. and this is a key word, fran, trauma. that is really the main issue here. the notion that the kids are traumatized and the trauma really does take a long time for folks to heal. correct? correct. and trauma has a lot of-there's an extended definition of trauma. we used to think of trauma very narrowly and now we're seeing that both in several different cultures and, in this situation of families with young people living with addictions and mental illness, the trauma can be very subtle and doesn't show up until they are adults. the trauma can be very severe and needs to be intervened with right away. so there are all different levels of trauma, but t
WETA
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
environment is here in the states and globally. so you just cannot have high expectations. and if you have a good surprise, let's say overall earnings rather than the 2.4% let's say earnings are up, 2 to 5%, you know s that really a big surprise? i'm not really sure it is. because you are still pretty close to 0. and nobody is expecting the economy to really accelerate over the course of the next couple of quarters. >> susie: all right so, what is going to be driving investment strategy over the coming weeks and months? is it going to be the earnings or is it going to be more of the big economic picture and the elections? >> how does this play out in the markets. >> well, i am a top down guy. so i want to know what the global economy is doing. i want to know what the u.s. economy is doing. in my mind, we're going to be in this modest growth, modest inflation environment for a while. i mean at least through 2013. but i think it is going to be positive. i think the types of sectors that we're looking at are the ones that are really going it to be sensitive to a continuation of that. so we li
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
, i learned on the campaign trail. there's always a winner and loser. the political environment just like the business world, is highly competitive. with every campaign season there's always a new crop of start-ups. innovation incubators. and so, i guess the campaign is a little bit of an entrepreneurial showcase. i think a lot of us think we see these ads and i guess keeping the campaign is disliked a big marketing machine that spits out the ads we see on tv and the candidates are sending mail to us an e-mail to our in box and the phone calls and so forth. but if you peel back the curtain, you might find something. a something difference you find a very complex, highly detailed operation. there's a million things happening at once. there are things happening around the candidates, there are things happening around the headquarters operations, things happening in field offices. everything from where a candidate will stay, who will stand with the candidates, what site he should choose for that and how many people should come to the event and right down to the helium in the balloons an
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. that is $100 a year. operating earnings from the s&p in an environment where the long-term u.s. government reference riskless rate is under 2%. that is a bargain. melissa: i was interested to see the latest trading volumes. you are talking about the average investor walking away. in august, it was down 37%. that is year over year. that is compared to last august. when we see that the markets are up 9% for the year, i wonder if the individual investor is walking away from returns? >> i think so, melissa. the investing class is still undergoing dramatic shock and recovery from it. that is why all of these bond flows continue to go into funds and those fund managers have to go by treasuries at 1.6-1.7 because they have to do something to put it to work. if you believe that interest rates are going to be low for a number of years, and i do, i believe bernanke will do what he says, then stock prices are headed higher. maybe much higher. lori: isn't it a problem then that the fed is manipulating the stock market? therefore, do you have to be a little bit cautious that even though we
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
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CBS
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, which normally isn't sold till november 1. part of the problem, the effort to protect the environment. air pollution regulations requires special summer and winter blends and supplies were reduced after the fire in august shut down a chevron refinery. last week a power failure knocked out a refinery in southern california. >> once the winter blend gas comes in we will see prices drop. it takes retail price as week or two to incorporate that. >> winter blend gas evaporates more quickly to protect air quality during smog season. >> the air qualityenth would be minimal -- quality effect would be minimal. >> reporter: it isn't going to be soon enough for people who need their cars. >> thank you so much. if you want to try to save cash we will help, go to www.cbs5.com/gas and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> thieves stole a thousand gallons worth of gas from a station in roseville. the manager says they struck three separate times, disabling the pump. surveillancesurveillance cameras caught them two more times. that is when a cashier recognized recognized the truck and took
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am PDT
. the exodus program is a all-around supportive environment providing a safe and nurturing atmosphere for the families. we feel that the families progress through the program living life on life's terms because they experience everyday living. they take care of their children. they cook for their children. they get their children up to go to school. so the benefit of being in a one-shop model where everything is onsite is such a benefit to the families. i think, overall, the families here at the exodus program respond really well to just the genuine concern that our staff displays to them on a day-to-day basis. one of the things that we try to do as early on as possible is to try to have our clients develop a real positive support system. whether it be through church, through meetings, through other peers that are here at the program, reconnecting with their family members. i think that's definitely the first step. well, having a place to live and being around other families that are like ours is very helpful because i feel like we get to help each other. and it's not just me getting
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
would they interact with this environment? >> very scared by the potential rejuvenation of different, like, worms and things, i must say, and snails coming back. pet snail, leonard. sally would probably be in good company. finally, somebody who looks just like me. the stitching. >> i love looking back at careers. if you had relived your career in stop performance, which performance and why? >> i would say sc tv. >> the whole show? >> some of the sketches we did, would be great. >> i would say jiminy glitch. >> the talk show? >> yeah. >> growing up baseball is normal or football is normal, but i always wanted to be in acting. ever have aspects of your life your family said, no, can't go into acting, that's too weird? >> my parents were worried that i said i wanted to act and my dad said i can get you a job in the office. saw the girls in the office, i was like, no. not until we were doing sctv and people talked to him at work did he finally believe i had a job. that's scary for parents, to go into the evil word of show business. >> when i was a kid, i had an imaginary television show
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
the deloitte cfo service. they were asked what their views are on the current operating environment. joining us with more, chief economist at deloitte. good to see you. i suppose we had a record second quarter of declines. >> confidence went through the floor back in june on the result of what's going on in the euro area. you've seen a bit of a bounce. risk appetite up is bit so i think cfos are looking at the same things the equity markets are looking at, qe-3 in the states, ecb bond buying. but the interesting thing is the underlying stock support is getting rather more defensive, they're more focused on cash. if respect. >> so what can he can to in terms of laying confidence?f re >> so what can he can to in terms of laying confidence?espe >> so what can he can to in terms of laying confidence?ct. >> so what can he can to in terms of laying confidence?. >> so what can he can to in terms of laying confidence? >> so what can he can to in terms of laying confidence? >> a lot of concerns relate to things outside the uk, in particular the weakness of the euro area, uncertainty. so ther
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 8:30am PDT
posted at the department of the environment, but it is by building it green, open to any interested parties. you go to builditgreen.org and ask to get on the mailing list, and there is a lot of information on the web site. they have the mission to facilitate overall change in the market to institutionalize standardized green buildings and practices, so there is not only information for how to verify. how to identify green materials, there is a database to resource system, so there is -- >> the energy resource center is at howard street. >> yes. they typically host in the neighborhood of 100 to 200 class's each semester, so basically twice that many a year, and they are affiliated with other programs throughout california streets of san francisco and stockton trading centers are the biggest, and they tend to focus in san francisco on commercial construction and building related issues, documents been focused on small-commercial and residential, and you can get information about either of those on line. >> and you can find out about training, opportunities. they have them all there, a
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
to stormwater infrastructure to transport water away from the urban environment. one approach was to carry waste and stormwater through the same pipe. this combined system was less expensive than building two individual pipe networks. and stormwater was seen as a way to flush out the sewers. through the 19th century, the combined system was considered state-of-the-art throughout the world, and is still in use in many cities today. but cities constructed these systems before treatment was the standard. and even today's largest treatment plant doesn't have the capacity to treat the sudden volumes of water rushing through a combined system during rain. the plant is overloaded, and the excess rainwater, mixed with untreated raw sewage, is diverted straight into local waterways, creating a combined sewer overflow, or cso. there are over 700 communities in the united states with combined sewer systems. the other approach was to separate wastewater from stormwater, using two pipe networks. this separate system simply carries the stormwater away from the city. but even separate systems pollu
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of the city? >> i think our director of environment in our city has issued a goal for 2020, being mission -- emission free, carbon neutral. that is something that when you think about the economic impact of these new business models, it can contribute quite greatly to that. i am going to answer the question a little bit differently -- i have been inspired by this space considerably. there's a lot more opportunity. cars, so many assets we have in our society. as a city, we own buildings, cubicles, museums, golf courses, so much that we have -- >> yes, but it is our property, right? >> yes. that is a very good point. stewards of these resources, and they are often underutilized resources, so how do we improve access to those? there is a lot to learn from this that could be applied to the public comments. >> thank you. let's open it up. do we have a microphone for people to come to? ok, we will just it old school. if you have a question, raise your hand, and speak loudly. concise questions will be greatly appreciated. >> [inaudible] >> did everyone here that? ok. >> something that is
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 2:30am PDT
take place, some indicators in environment, are you looking for any type of unattended packages or boxes in high risk areas, liquids, mist -- this is going to be a biological or chemical release. numerous sick or dead animals or birds. any objects that does not seem right, do you want to touch it? i'm not sure what this is, let me jostle it around. no, no, don't do that. move away and report it. remember that. a cell phone, a call, calling 911, using your cell phone may detonate that device. so obviously don't use your cell phone. go to a hard wire phone, land line phone, outside, and call 911. what do we do as first responders. when we come up do we use our walkie talkies or radio? no. you go to a hard wire phone, call it in and get the information back because it may detonate that using the radio frequency. remember we talked about suspected terrorism is a stop sign for you as nerts. you do not want to get hurt. any questions on the terrorism? bnice is not nice. incident takes place, it takes place here on the left side, this is called the hot zone. you obviously want to be in th
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
quality of life and your environment. living in a quieter city as part of the overall concept of what makes our city a more habitable, hospitable place. i argue that that is a green building feature, as well. since 1974, we have a lot of stuff. energy and water conservation. these are already required to be provided at the time of sale of the building. it is very limited at the moment, energy and water conservation. you have to make sure you have a certain volume, 1.6. gallons per flsh. there is an interesting approach to green building, the historical approach, part of the state building code. and what the state says is that where it is a qualified historic building, more than 50 years old and with some historical value -- it does not have to be a resource, but it must be a landmark -- you may use the building code. in lieu of the regular california building code, in place of what they call the regular code. that allows you to do things to preserve the integrity of the building, and people say that saving the building is the greenest thing you can do because of the energy and materia
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 2:30pm PDT
environment, and everything else as we move forward. we're going to have the four breakout sessions. we will go into this later about how we will integrate systems. these six recovery support functions are not stovepiped. someç of you mayç think you nd to go into each and every break out. theyç do cross over. that all depends on each other. çremember that as we workç toe integrated and move forward. they all work together. when we go out and to the fieldç using a presidential declaration as the starting peace -- piece, when we go and setup a joint field office,ç last year we haa record 98 disasters declared in the united states. about 0.5% or five of those, we deployed in federal disaster recovery coordinator to work with the communities and works through the issues. we still have folks out there from hud and other agencies providing recover its support functions. whether it is presidentially declared or not, who do you need out there immediately to have your communityñr and the citizes taking care of as it looks to rebuild? this can go on on a daily basis in the things yo
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
. that is a common theme we have heard. we're also helping the environment because it takes cars off the road. less people have to own cars. never having owned a car, i think that is a good thing. it helps me live a healthier lifestyle. i am excited to be on the panel. >> thanks, jessica. i was putting together a presentation recently with the logos of companies in the sharing economy on the map near our office at eco dash working place --at a coworking place. i counted 20 share economy places in my neighborhood. there are new companies launched every week. this is just a small sample, some the leaders in san francisco. jay, give us some background on the sharing economy working group and how you think it benefits san francisco, including underserved communities. >> it is historic we are being thoughtful, looking forward in shaping the policies. mayor lee and board president david chiu and the supervisors announced the sharing economy working group. the idea is to look at the issues at play as well as understand the benefits of the sharing economy, whether environmental or economic. you
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
screw it up. [ laughter ] i feel very fortunate to work in this environment, to work for a great company and most importantly to get to work with all of you everyday. thank you very much. [ applause ] >> thank you, carl. now we're going to move from the talk about the tech explosion to one of our most significant economic generators, which is the hospitality industry and i think we're going to have some breaking news this morning, if i can call it that. and see some of the first visuals of the moscone center expansion. at least i think so. so we're so fortunate -- i'm not going to waste a lot of time on the introduction, but have i to say that joe, president and ceo of sf travel association, formerly san francisco convention bureau is one of the leaders of the city and has done so much for the industry and for sf travel. and he is going to tell you about the plans for the moscone center expansion. he has done so much and created the san francisco tourism improvement district in 2009 and that actually is helping fund this whole structure. so i'm just going to let joe dallesandro. [ applau
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
weak, so we are in a pretty difficult environment. i don't think it's a sure thing we're going to have a continued recovery, but i think the chances are that we will keep going. connell: martin, thank you again for always coming on us with. dr. martin bailey with us from d.c. thank you, sir. >> thank you. dagen: california gasoline prices hitting another new record high for the state today. $4.66 a gallon. that is up 86 cents from one year ago. and california's governor jerry brown taking emergency action as the state's prices have become -- well, they are the highest in the nation. connell: they certainly are. we go right now with fox news correspondent adam housely in l.a. with the latest. >> dagen and connell, you mentioned 4.66 a gallon or so, you would be hard-pressed to find that price in much of los angeles. in fact right here behind me you can see this gas station 4.99 for regular, 5.19 for premium. just down the street, the gas there is 5.39 for regular unleaded. across los angeles, in fact, i drove down the state yesterday from northern california to southern california,
KCSMMHZ
Oct 8, 2012 9:30am PDT
nicolas kawerau is in for an experience of a lifetime. he discovers his role in supporting an environment project around lake victoria. we join him on his first day -- a new beginning for both, the young student and the local staff he will support. >> nicolas is anxious about his first day on the job in kenya. the 18-year-old will be working for an environmental organization over the next year. he arrived in the morning after taking a night bus from nairobi. he didn't get much sleep. >> you are relaxed and fresh now? >> i took a shower in the morning. >> so maybe you can leave your bags in the office and then i will show you around. >> ok, perfect! >> i'm really excited to learn what life is like in a different culture and to see everything from a different perspective. >> it's nicolas' first time in africa. his co-worker caroline shows him around. the organization ecofinder has its office directly on the shores of lake victoria. here, the main diet is fish. >> we'll make sure you'll eat that one before you leave. >> thirty volunteers currently work for ecofinder - most of them local keny
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am EDT
the current regulatory environment, as bank took a look at his business plan and said here is your problem -- you are asset rich and cash poor. he said i know that, if i had the cash it would not be here for a loan. he would have to over collateralize a loan by 150% under the current regulatory environment. i want him to be able to grow his business. it's a classic example of regulation killing jobs. we need to make sure we have the proper amount of legislation but not overregulation. my commercials talk about reducing spending, and powering our work force for training for jobs available and developing a comprehensive energy policy to put our people back to work, energy independence to protect our environment. >> 30 seconds to rebut. >> you have been running some of the most deceitful attack at the state has ever seen. don't try to pretend that has not been what's happening in that race. when your campaign was asked why you don't start talking about the issues, your campaign manager said it would be a senseless exercise. that's right. for linda mcmahon talking at the issues of be a
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the environment and the ecology as well. >> all right. mr. lagos. >> yes. one of the reasons i moved to san francisco 35 years ago was because there was not a large population here. i moved from los angeles and it's grown 50,000 people in those years. i don't want to see it grow further per se and i'm not a fan of developing more housing but to answer the question if we add more housing i would say loosen up the rules to allow homeowners to create inlaw apartments and that way you open up unit availability at some level for additional housing. other than that i would be opposed to any new construction of any major land use of development for housing including the three major projects in the pipeline. >> mr. rogers. >> if there is going to be development it could be in the trans bays terminal that is truly close to rapid transit. walking distance to bart. walking distance to the train that heads down south. this would be an ideal place for a development to occur. a place like park merced where you have 17,000 people would be moving in there. 6,000 parking stalls, a car dependent proje
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
downside of going early is this blend is not as friendly to the environment. >> the winter blend of gasoline is a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, a cleaner version is necessary to reduce ozone when possible. winter gasoline doesn't have to be quite as stringent. >> reporter: no one is saying this is going to be a magic wand by moving to the winter blend earlier, but they do believe, at least some analysts do, that it could drop prices perhaps in the next week by 15 to 20 cents. why did these prices skyrocket? well, the thought is you had these two major refine reproblems. one that we're all aware of back in august when the chevron refinery in richmond got fire. just last week you had a problem in southern california, an exxonmobil refinery in torrance shut down because of a power failure. it finally resumed production this past friday. reporting live, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> thank you very much. >>> i'm thinking we all need to commute to work together. car pool. >> commute is a good idea. we'll go wit
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
leto the environment. >> the winter blend of gasoline is a very similar type of gasoline that doesn't have as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, a cleaner version is necessary to reduce ozone when possible. winter gasoline, thanks to the cooler air, doesn't have to be quite as stringent. >> reporter: so you're wondering when these prices will drop an by how much. depends on which analyst you ask. one school of thought has prices going down 15 to 20 cents within a week. now, the reason why these prices did skyrocket is because of refinery problems. one we're very familiar with. you might recall in august when the chevron refinery in richmond got fire and in southern california over the past week, the exxonmobil refinery in torrance had a power failure and didn't start back up until this past friday. reporting live, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> this morning, decision 2012 is coming to the bay area. in just a few hours the president will honor california icon before heading to san francisco for a fun raising push. president obama will be in kern county today
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
fan. >> it is not a hostile environment. it is a wonderful experience and i do get loud. >> reporter: a's kept the crowd quiet till the late innings and that is when the game went detroit's way. so now the circus comes back to oakland for game 3 on tuesday and it is the a's wish that maybe this lasts for three more days because after all they must not only win on tuesday, but wednesday and thursday as well. no tall order that they have not had to deal with before. don't forget, they won their last six games at home. reporting live, fred inglis, ktvu channel 2 news. >> loyal a's fans rolled into sports bars this morning. today's game started at 9:00 a.m. pacific time. we caught up with some in oakland. some were already looking forward to next week when the a's will face the detroit tigers at home. >> people will be on their feet screaming, the energy has been incredible for the last home series run and sweeping the mariners and rangers. it will be awesome. >> the next game is tuesday in oakland with a start time of 6:00 p.m. www.ktvu.com has more on the a's playoffs, including a side
SFGTV
Oct 8, 2012 2:30pm PDT
very competitive environment is to provide that certainty. so we are buyers of property. one thing we have to prove to sellers is that when we look at you in the eyes and shake your hands and say we are going to deliver that, we have to deliver it. if i ever fumble on that, word will get out that prologis does not close on deals. so they can't make that happen. so we had to convince this guy we were going to sell. that certainty that we are able to provide is how we are able to get this thing purchased. >> listen, i will turn it over to my colleagues. i want to thank you for being here. i think that you should be very happy. i think your board should be very happy. i think you have done a really good job for your company. i think it is definitely a good deal for you guys. i will be honest, i understand the challenge. i understand the very difficult situation. i am not comfortable with this deal. i think that as a city agency that we still have to figure out, you know, how do we maximize the use of the very limited resources we have through our riders. i'm not convinced we are there
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tiger nation. but comerica park is not intimidated. >> it's not a hostile environment. it's a wonderful experience. and i do get loud. >> reporter: a's fans kept it loud. a's must win tuesday but wednesday and thursday as well. it sounds like a real high mountain to climb but a's manager melvin will remind his players they won the last six just to get into the division play offs. >>> our coverage of the play offs continues tonight. mark ibanez will join us live from at&t park with player reaction coming up a little later in sports wrap. >>> the blue angels wrapped up their air show with the usual jaw dropping stunts. flying f18 hornets, the blue angels flu through the sky. they performed in very slow crowd pleasing altitudes. >>> anyone who drove into the city today likely spent a lot of time in traffic. ktvu's christien kafton joins us live from the city on just how people got around. >> reporter: you can see giant fans here making their way from at&t park. tonight's game mark it is end of a wild weekend making its way in and around town. >> the platform is very crowded, still downstai
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
environment better. we had approximately 1,000 overflows occur in 1999. today, we've reduced overflows by 45% to 50%. and it's going to continue to improve as we go forward with the rehabilitation program that's required under the consent decree. narrator: an important piece of the program is the construction of an 8-mile-long storage tank that will significantly decrease combined sewer overflows. man: right now, we're at the bottom of the rockdale construction shaft. we're 310 feet below grade, deep under atlanta in hard rock. in the downtown area of atlanta, the sewer system and the stormwater system are combined and there are overflows during storm events, and so the purpose of this system is to relieve that flow, take it into the tunnel, transport it to a brand-new treatment plant, clean up the chattahoochee river. narrator: instead of the combined sewage overflowing into the river, it will flow into this tunnel that acts as a storage tank. the water will then slowly empty into the new plant for treatment before it's released back into the river. man: the system in total is about 8
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hire new employees. he goes to his bank and under the current regulatory environment, as bank took a look at his business plan and said here is your problem -- you are asset rich and cash poor. he said i know that, if i had the cash it would not be here for a loan. he would have to over collateralize a loan by 150% under the current regulatory environment. i want him to be able to grow his business. it's a classic example of regulation killing jobs. we need to make sure we have the proper amount of legislation but not overregulation. my commercials talk about reducing spending, and powering our work force for training for jobs available and developing a comprehensive energy policy to put our people back to work, energy independence to protect our environment. >> 30 seconds to rebut. >> you have been running some of the most deceitful attack at the state has ever seen. don't try to pretend that has not been what's happening in that race. when your campaign was asked why you don't start talking about the issues, your campaign manager said it would be a senseless exercise. that's right.
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